Wind Energy


Morrison & Foerster has one of the nation's leading practices devoted to the development and financing of wind power and other renewable energy projects. Our lawyers have played a key role in the inception and development of the equity, debt and capital markets for wind power projects, representing many of the industry's leaders. Our lawyers have successfully closed transactions of over 3000 MW throughout the U.S. on behalf of developers, sponsors, lenders and equity providers, efficiently and cost effectively.

The firm counsels on all aspects of wind energy development and finance, including tax structuring, project finance and mergers and acquisitions. We have substantial experience in negotiating and structuring power purchase agreements, wind turbine supply agreements and warranties, including project specific and frame agreements, interconnection and transmission, balance of plant EPC contracts, land acquisition programs, environmental compliance, purchase and sale of wind projects, project pipelines and purchase and sale of wind development companies.

Our wind energy clients have included:

  • Acciona Energia, S.A.
  • EDF Renewable Energy
  • CH Energy Group, Inc.
  • Fiera Axium Infrastructure, Inc.
  • Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
  • Apex Clean Energy
  • RPM Access
  • juwi
  • BayWa r.e. Wind
  • Bank of America
  • Brookfield
  • Oak Creek Energy Systems, a Marubeni company
Jeffrey A. Chester
Partner
Los Angeles
(213) 892-5260

Susan H. Mac Cormac
Partner
San Francisco
(415) 268-6060

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